Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 12
Played on Sunday, April 18, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  3    0  2  0  -   6 10  1
HOU N    0  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   5  9  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler cf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
Hubbard 2b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Linares lf                    5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Horner 3b                     4   1   0   0       1   1       3   1
Murphy rf                     4   2   1   2       1   0       2   0
Chambliss 1b                  4   1   2   1       0   1       5   2
Benedict c                    1   0   1   0       3   0       4   2
Ramirez ss                    4   1   0   1       0   0       1   0
Cowley p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  McWilliams p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whisenton ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hrabosky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pocoroba ph                 1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Royster pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Camp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       34   6  10   6       6   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Murphy (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Chambliss 2 (4,off Knepper,off Smith); Pocoroba (1,off Smith); Linares
(2,off LaCorte).
3B: Murphy (1,off Knepper).
SH: Hubbard (5,off Knepper).
GDP: Ramirez 2 (3,off Knepper,off LaCoss).
IBB: Benedict (1,by Smith).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Butler (6,2nd base off Smith/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Walling cf                    1   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Ivie ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Scott pr,cf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 2b                     5   0   2   0       0   0       5   4
Cruz lf                       2   1   1   2       3   0       1   0
Ashby c                       5   0   2   0       0   0       4   1
Heep rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Knicely ph,rf               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Knight 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       0   3
Howe 1b                       5   0   1   0       0   0      14   2
Thon ss                       3   1   1   1       1   0       1   8
Knepper p                     1   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  LaCoss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pittman ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   4       8   2      27  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Garner-Howe, Thon-Howe.
PB: Ashby (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Thon (1,off Cowley).
SH: Pittman (1,off Cowley); Knicely (1,off Camp).
SF: Knight (1,off Camp).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garner (4,2nd base off Cowley/Benedict).
CS: Thon (2,3rd base by McWilliams/Benedict).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cowley                        5.1   6   4   3   5   1   0  27
McWilliams                    0.2   1   0   0   2   0   0   4
Hrabosky W(1-0)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Camp SV(3)                    2     2   1   1   1   0   0   9
Totals                        9     9   5   4   8   2   0  43


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       5.1   6   4   3   3   5   0  24
LaCoss                        0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Smith L(0-1)                  2     3   2   2   2   0   0  11
LaCorte                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   6   5   6   5   0  41

IBB: Smith (1,Benedict).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 29166


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Butler              cf        Walling             cf
2. Hubbard             2b        Garner              2b
3. Linares             lf        Cruz                lf
4. Horner              3b        Ashby               c
5. Murphy              rf        Heep                rf
6. Chambliss           1b        Knight              3b
7. Benedict            c         Howe                1b
8. Ramirez             ss        Thon                ss
9. Cowley              p         Knepper             p

BRAVES 1ST: Butler singled to center; Hubbard out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Butler to second]; Linares flied out to
center; Horner grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Walling walked; Garner flied out to center; Cruz
made an out to shortstop; Ashby singled to left [Walling to
third]; Heep grounded out (first to second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Murphy walked; Ashby allowed a passed ball [Murphy
to second]; Chambliss grounded out (second to first) [Murphy to
third]; Benedict walked; Ramirez forced Benedict (pitcher to
second) [Murphy scored (unearned)]; Cowley struck out; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Knight singled to shortstop; Howe made an out to
third; Thon tripled to center [Knight scored]; Knepper walked;
Walling walked [Knepper to second]; Garner flied out to right
[Thon scored (error by Murphy) (no RBI), Knepper to third,
Walling to second]; Cruz singled to left [Knepper scored,
Walling scored (unearned)]; Ashby grounded out (second to
first); 4 R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 3RD: Butler grounded out (shortstop to first); Hubbard
grounded out (third to first); Linares struck out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Heep flied out to center; Knight flied out to left;
Howe singled to center; Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 4TH: Horner struck out; Murphy grounded out (first
unassisted); Chambliss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Knepper flied out to left; Walling popped to catcher
in foul territory; Garner singled to left; Garner stole second;
Cruz walked; Ashby flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Benedict singled to left; Ramirez grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Benedict out at
second]; Cowley singled to center; Butler grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Heep struck out; Knight popped to catcher in foul
territory; Howe popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Hubbard singled to left; Linares struck out; Horner
walked [Hubbard to second]; Murphy tripled to center [Hubbard
scored, Horner scored]; Chambliss doubled to right [Murphy
scored]; LACOSS REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Benedict walked;
Ramirez grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Benedict out at second]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Thon walked; PITTMAN BATTED FOR LACOSS; Pittman out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Thon to second]; IVIE
BATTED FOR WALLING; MCWILLIAMS REPLACED COWLEY (PITCHING); Thon
was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Ivie walked; SCOTT
RAN FOR IVIE; Garner singled to right [Scott to second]; Cruz
walked [Scott to third, Garner to second]; Ashby flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 4.

BRAVES 7TH: SCOTT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); SMITH REPLACED
PITTMAN (PITCHING); WHISENTON BATTED FOR MCWILLIAMS; Whisenton
grounded out (first to pitcher); Butler singled to third; Butler
stole second; Hubbard walked; Linares forced Hubbard (shortstop
to second) [Butler to third]; Horner grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: HRABOSKY REPLACED WHISENTON (PITCHING); KNICELY
BATTED FOR HEEP; Knicely struck out; Knight grounded out (third
to first); Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 4, Astros 4.

BRAVES 8TH: KNICELY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Murphy grounded
out (shortstop to first); Chambliss doubled to center; Benedict
was walked intentionally; Ramirez forced Benedict (shortstop to
second) [Chambliss to third]; POCOROBA BATTED FOR HRABOSKY;
Pocoroba doubled to center [Chambliss scored, Ramirez scored];
ROYSTER RAN FOR POCOROBA; Butler grounded out (second to first);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: CAMP REPLACED ROYSTER (PITCHING); Thon grounded out
(pitcher to first); PUHL BATTED FOR SMITH; Puhl singled to
shortstop; Scott flied out to left; Garner flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 4.

BRAVES 9TH: LACORTE REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Hubbard flied out
to left; Linares doubled to right; Horner grounded out
(shortstop to first); Murphy grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz walked; Ashby singled to right [Cruz to third];
Knicely out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Ashby to
second]; Knight hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cruz scored,
Ashby to third]; Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 6, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           6  10   1    8
 Astros           5   9   0   11


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